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  • Job reference: RMS0113399

Senior Instrument Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/08/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is an international energy service company with £5bn sales, employing more than 29,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 countries.
The group consists of 3 divisions being Engineering and Production Facilities, Well Support and Gas Turbine Services.
Our Client Engineering (North Sea) Ltd is an international leader in both marginal field developments, in life-of-field engineering and in production support.

The Role:
◦Carry out front end (conceptual) through to feed studies for Instrument & Control Function.

Writing and compiling:

•Study/Feed reports, Engineering Queries, Technical Instruction Notes (TIN)
•Client Facing Presentations
Accustomed with Control System and F & G interfaces.

Be able to take responsibility for deliverables i.e. documentation and dates

◦Ensure that the technical competence of Instrument personnel under their supervision is matched to the work in hand
◦Ensure that the work output of Instrument personnel under their supervision complies with the relevant Client, national & international standards & procedures. This will be generally be achieved by applying the checking & approval procedure for all created documents, & calculations.
◦Provide technical assistance to Instrument personnel as required. This will include developing the knowledge and skills of the Instrument personnel, including mentoring.
◦Ensure as far as practically possible all assigned work is carried out in compliance with agreed budget and schedule
◦Be conversant and knowledgeable with respect to current and new legislation and standards e.g., BS, API and Client codes and standards, DCR and HS&E Regulations and EU Directives
◦Prepare engineering and construction scope for both man-hours and equipment estimates and assist in the review of proposed schedules.
◦Ensure that results of any development work are fully utilised in Instrument activities
◦Provide technical assistance to other disciplines as required
◦Providing documentation and drawing deliverables for inclusion in workpacks and design books on time to meet offshore deadlines
◦Producing cost effective designs that are fit for purpose and safe
◦Participate as necessary in discussions with Clients and visit job sites as required
◦Assist the Lead Instrument Engineer when requested in the execution of their responsibilities and duties

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Degree in an Instrument engineering related discipline.
•HNC or equivalent in an Instrument engineering related discipline
•Field Instrumentation - Pressure, Temperature, Flow, Level, Pneumatics etc
•Wellhead Control Panels / Hydraulic Power Units ( WHCP / HPU )
•Instrumentation / Equipment for use in Hazardous Areas.
•Control Valves, Shutdown Valves, Choke Valves and PSV's
•Diverse Protection Systems - HIPPS, IOPPS etc
•Emergency / Process Shutdown ( ESD / PSD ) Systems
•Fire and Gas ( F & G ) Systems
•Process / Distributed Control Systems ( PCS / DCS )
◦Sub-Sea Control Systems ( SSCS )
•Programmable Logic Controllers ( PLC )
•Metering Systems
•Package Vendor Interface Management
•BOSIET/FOET Offshore Survival Certificate and Medical as offshore visits will be required for survey purposes.
•For degree qualified personnel; the completion of an IET / IMC recognised graduate training programme including a period working as an Instrument Engineer.
•For non graduate p

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
◦Capable of representing Client to business associates in a professional manner
◦Good interpersonal skills.
◦Team player
◦Computer literate in Microsoft Office Applications
◦Displays confidence in own abilities and is motivated to deliver
◦Ability to investigate and interpret data
◦Ability to be responsive and open to changing circumstances
◦Ability to motivate and supervise other discipline personnel
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